LSSA Commends IEC on Sample Vote Audit

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) acknowledges that the elections were generally free and fair.  The LSSA commends the IEC on...
Transfer Duty Checklist from LSSA

LSSA Checklist to be used a guideline when applying for transfer duty receipts

The Law Society has sent out a conveyancers’ checklist of guidelines that may be followed by conveyancers when applying for transfer duty receipts, we...
LSSA

Law Society Saddened at Passing of Communication Manager, Barbara Whittle

It is with deep sadness that the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) announces the untimely death of its Communication Manager, Ms...
Conveyancing

Law Society Conveyancing Task Team Report Adopted

The Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA) House of Constituents (HoC) established a Conveyancing Task Team to review the concerns on the...
Constitutional-Court

Proxi Smart Services Pty Ltd v LSSA et al

Proxi Smart has approached the ConCourt for leave to appeal the judgement by the High Court and the subsequent dismissal of its...
Kwa-Zulu Natal Law Society

Appointment of Pearl Arnold Mfusi as Director of the Kwazulu-Natal Law Society

The President and Council of the KwaZulu-Natal Law Society announce the appointment of Pearl Arnold Mfusi as Director of the KwaZulu-Natal Law Society and...
2018 attorney admission exam leak

Leaking of Attorneys Admission Examination Papers 

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and the Examination committee, today decided that based on the leaks of the attorneys admission examinations, all...
John Saner SC

When is a debt not a “debt”?

Once upon a time, not too long ago, the word “debt”1 in the 1969 Prescription Act (the “Act”)2 covered just about any obligation to...
LSSA

Advisory update from the Law Society of South Africa

The National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) held its tenth plenary meeting on 14 October 2017. At this meeting the recommendations to be...
Proxi Smart court case

Gotta have a piece of the action: Proxi Smart

Often, usually specialist, work is legally reserved to a profession or specially qualified group of persons – in order to protect the public. When...

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